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How to Master Your Medical School Finals

How to Master Your Medical School Finals

The Complete Guide to Passing and Excelling In Your Medical School Exams

Robert Tan, Christopher See

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How to Master Your Medical School Finals provides guidance all the skills needed to pass your finals, and tackles the unusual and fear enducing OSCE exam stations that even the most confident of medical students struggle with.

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About the book

For students of all years who want to make the most of their time in medical school and successfully pass OSCE and written exams, How to Master Your Medical School Finals is the ultimate study aid, providing the insider knowledge needed to gain extra marks and improve performance.

Combining practical and academic advice to help you cope with the demands of study, hospital rounds and exam revision it will help you turn a fail into a pass, and a pass into a distinction. Along with an online tool specifically designed to help you memorize facts, it will teach you how to deliver a distinction level answer during OSCEs, short answer papers and vivas, identify trends in past papers and organize your revision to mirror the distribution of key topics, analyse your own learning style and adopt new learning techniques, revise faster and more effectively using ethics and law essay plans and optimise your time on the wards and on specialty attachments

Including a sample curriculum - a unique tool that shows you which subjects require in depth, moderate or superficial knowledge - How to Master Your Medical School Finals is the definitive resource for students who want to effectively navigate their way through medical school and increase their chances of finals success.

Online supporting resources for this book include a memory audit template.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
  • Section - ONE: Preparation;
    • Chapter - 01: Maximizing time in hospital;
    • Chapter - 02: The specialties;
    • Chapter - 03: Improving your learning technique;
    • Chapter - 04: The final six months;
  • Section - TWO: OSCEs;
    • Chapter - 05: OSCE stations;
    • Chapter - 06: OSCE stations: smaller systems, unusual stations;
    • Chapter - 07: Simulations;
    • Chapter - 08: Communication skills stations;
    • Chapter - 09: Active answering;
    • Chapter - 10: How to learn and present imaging;
  • Section - THREE: Written examinations;
    • Chapter - 11: Memory audit and differential diagnosis trees;
    • Chapter - 12: Revising for MCQ and EMQ examinations;
    • Chapter - 13: The sample curriculum;
    • Chapter - 14: Book reviews;
    • Chapter - 15: Ethics and law


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Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749463533
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd September 2011
  • Paperback
  • Format: 241x171
  • 248 pages
  • Series: Elite Student Series

About the Author

Dr. Christopher See graduated from Cambridge and is currently a senior house officer in medicine at Aintree Hospital. He also teaches biochemistry at Liverpool University Medical School, and is the author of How to Get Into Medical School and How to Succeed in Your Medical School Interview, both published by Kogan Page.

Dr. Robert Tan also graduated from Cambridge and is currently a registrar in emergency medicine. A member of the Royal College of Physicians, he has been teaching final year medical students for six years.

Robert Tan

Christopher See